Scandalous vs Ortonesque - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between scandalous and ortonesque
is that scandalous
is wrong, immoral, causing a scandal while ortonesque
is in a style reminiscent of (1933-1967), english playwright who wrote scandalous black comedies.
wrong, immoral, causing a scandal
* 1884, Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
* 1592, Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedie
- The thing made a big stir in the town, too, and a good many come out flatfooted and said it was scandalous to separate the mother and the children that way.
* 1887, Marie Corelli, Thelma
- These be the scandalous reports of such / As loves not me, and hate my lord too much.
- I always disregard gossip--it is generally scandalous , and seldom true.
, date=June 26
, author=Genevieve Koski
, title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=The closest Believe gets to scandalous
is on the deluxe-edition bonus track “Maria,” a response song to the woman who accused Bieber of fathering her child in 2011.}}
In a style reminiscent of (1933-1967), English playwright who wrote scandalous black comedies.